Posts tagged "careers"

Cool Career: Britain’s First Female Beer Inspector

Annabel Smith has a freakin’ sweet job, and the fact that she’s the first and only woman in Britain doing it makes it that much cooler. Smith is the country’s first female beer inspector. She works for Cask Marque, an organization formed by four breweries (and now made up of 34) that ensures their beer…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 19, 2009

10 First Ladies’ Careers Before And After Living In The White House

We hear a lot about what First Ladies do when they live in the White House, but what did they do before they moved in and what do they do after? Below, a selection of the last 10 First Ladies’ occupations, which include a lot of volunteering and creating foundations.

Jacqueline Kennedy
Before: “Inquiring…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 4, 2008

We Don’t Want To Be Like Our Parents

It used to be that people followed in their parents’ footsteps, career-wise. If your dad was an ophthalmologist, you became an ophthalmologist, and so on, but things are changing. In part, this is because the apprenticeship system has changed, but mostly younger generations are choosing their own profession because the “do what you love” mentality…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 14, 2008

Poll: Would You Still Work If You Married A Millionaire?

Cary Tennis, who writes an advice column for Salon.com, has a really doozy on his hands. “A”, 27, writes that she has a B.A. in English and a Masters from Oxford University; she considers herself smart and ambitious, but after graduating, she met and fell in love with a man who revealed to her after

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 4, 2008

Manimony: Dollar Sign Of The Times

How can you measure the success women have had in the workforce? Sure, there are lady CEOs, lady doctors, and even lady presidential candidates. But, you know, manimony — alimony for ex-husbands dependent on their wife’s wage, is truly a sign that women are bringing home the bacon! While one-third of wives make more tha…

By: Simcha / May 23, 2008
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